Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Abt of Blanchester are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were wed on August 8, 1970.
Ralph is a retired farmer and Carol is a retired nurse.
Ralph and Carol are the parents of Kim (Jim) West of Midland, Shari (Chad) Barber of Hillsboro, and Kevin (Shannon) Abt of Lebanon, Ohio. They have six grandchildren, Cameron and Zach West, Trent and Taylor Barber, and Madison and Brynn Abt.
They enjoy their time traveling and spending time in Florida.
They are going to celebrate with their children and grandchildren. They have shown what true love and commitment is.